Definition of filbert noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɪlbət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪlbərt//
(especially North American English)
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= hazelnut Word OriginMiddle English fylberd, from Anglo-Norman French philbert, dialect French noix de filbert (so named because it is ripe about 20 August, the feast day of St Philibert).
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